Motivational Quote & Word of the Day-21 May 2008


MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE OF THE DAY

“You cannot teach a man anything. You can
only help him discover it within himself.”

— Galileo Galilei: Was an astronomer, physicist, and philosopher

George Michael-Teacher

WORD OF THE DAY

PERFECT

per·fect [ púrfikt ]

adjective 

 
Definition:
 
1. without faults: without errors, flaws, or faults
in perfect condition
2. complete and whole: complete and lacking nothing essential
3. excellent or ideal: excellent or ideal in every way
That’s the perfect word to describe him.
4. especially suitable: having all the necessary or typical characteristics required for a given situation
the perfect candidate for the job
5. skilled: very proficient, skilled, or talented in a particular area
a perfect host
6. utter or absolute: used to emphasize the extent or degree of something
a perfect nuisance
perfect happiness
7. exact as reproduction: exactly reproducing an original
a perfect likeness
8. botany with stamens and pistils together: describes a flower that has functional stamens and pistils in the same flower
9. mathematics exactly divisible: exactly divisible into equal roots
10. grammar with verb action finished: describes a verb or verb aspect for an action that is brought to a close
11. music of musical intervals: describes the differences in pitch between the fourth, the fifth, and the octave, common to both major and minor scales
12. fungi with sexual and asexual reproduction: describes a fungus that reproduces both sexually and asexually during its life cycle
13. insects sexually mature: describes an insect that is sexually mature and completely differentiated

transitive verb  (past and past participle per·fect·ed, present participle per·fect·ing, 3rd person present singular per·fects)

 
Definition:
 
1. bring something to completion: to make something as good as possible, or bring something to completion
They perfected the process last year.
2. printing finish page: to complete a printed page by printing its reverse side

noun  (plural per·fects)

 
Definition:
 
1. perfect aspect of verb: the perfect aspect of a verb
2. verb in perfect aspect: a verb that is in the perfect aspect
[13th century. Directly or via French< Latin perfectus< perficere “make completely, finish” < facere “make”]

per·fect·er noun
per·fect·i·ble [ pər féktəb’l ] adjective
per·fect·ness noun

 

ALANIS MORISSETTE-PERFECT

 

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